This paper investigates the characteristics, functioning and incidence of pre-emptive patenting, defined as patent filings whose main effect is to hamper the grant of other patents.
This country note, extracted from the STI Scoreboard 2009, explores recent developments in matters relating to innovation, science, technology and globalisation in the United States.
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The aim of these guidelines is to propose a harmonised approach for the collection and analysis of biotechnology research and development (R&D) statistics in the government and higher education sectors.
This book presents the main results of the first large-scale effort to exploit firm-level data from innovation surveys across 20 countries in an internationally harmonised way, with a view to addressing common analytical questions.
This workshop, sponsored by Japan, Germany, the Netherlands and Norway under the auspices of the OECD Committee for Scientific and Technological Policy (CSTP).
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This report, Applications of Complexity: Science for Public Policy: New Tools for Finding Unanticipated Consequences and Unrealised Opportunities, is a product of the Global Science Forum.
This publication assesses the current status of Mexico's innovation system and policies, and identifies where and how the government should focus its efforts to improve the country’s innovation capabilities.
This publication assesses the current status of Korea’s innovation system and policies, and identifies where and how the government should focus its efforts to improve the country’s innovation capabilities.
The workshop's primary objective was to take stock of the current understanding of the social dimensions of innovation and to examine a substantial number of recent initiatives.
Given the current low level of nanotechnology monitoring, the objective of this paper is to provide a comprehensive overview of nanotechnology developments globally through a systematic and critical analysis of available and comparable indicators and statistics.